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Mark Wahlberg takes private jet to Australia and heads to Byron Bay

Mark Wahlberg quietly touches down in Australia on a private jet – as he heads to Byron Bay for a mystery project

Mark Wahlberg is the latest Hollywood A-lister to arrive in Australia ahead of the festive season.

The Hollywood actor, 49, was spotted quietly arriving in Sydney with his entourage via a private yet on Monday night. 

He then boarded a second aircraft bound for the trendy New South Wales coastal town of Byron Bay. 

Fancy seeing you here! Mark Wahlberg, 49, quietly touched down in Sydney on a private jet on Monday night before heading to Byron Bay for a mystery project 

Footage shows the Ted actor emerging from his jet while flanked by security guards holding umbrellas. 

The actor wore khaki trousers, a dark T-shirt, face mask and gloves. 

Mark will have to undergo a mandatory two-week quarantine once he arrives in Byron Bay.

Safety first! Mark will have to undergo a mandatory two-week quarantine once he arrives in Byron Bay

Safety first! Mark will have to undergo a mandatory two-week quarantine once he arrives in Byron Bay 

It’s unknown exactly why the Daddy’s Home star is in Australia.  

Prior to his arrival Down Under, the star was last spotted celebrating Thanksgiving with his model wife Rhea and their sons Michael, 14 and Brendan, 12, at a church in Beverly Hills. 

Mark and Rhea, who have been married for 11 years, also share daughters Ella, 16 and Grace, 10.  

Flying solo? It's unclear whether Mark was joined with his model wife Rhea (right) for his trip Down Under

Flying solo? It’s unclear whether Mark was joined with his model wife Rhea (right) for his trip Down Under  

Proud parents: Mark married the model in August of 2009, and they share daughters Ella, 16, Grace, 10, and sons Michael, 14, and Brendan, 11 (all pictured)

Proud parents: Mark married the model in August of 2009, and they share daughters Ella, 16, Grace, 10, and sons Michael, 14, and Brendan, 11 (all pictured) 

Mark is one of several Hollywood mega-stars in Australia at the moment.  

Actor Zac Efron is currently in Adelaide filming his latest project Gold, after spending much of the COVID-19 pandemic holed up in Byron Bay.  

Meanwhile, Melissa McCarthy and Chris Evans are in Byron Bay to film Nicole Kidman’s new Hulu mini-series Nine Perfect Strangers. 

Natalie Portman is also currently in Queensland filming her new Marvel blockbuster Thor: Love And Thunder, while British star Idris Elba recently in Sydney to film his new movie, Three Thousand Years of Longing.

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